..Sania receives Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

Sania, a multiple Grand Slam champion, received Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award the highest honour conferred on sports persons in India from the Honourable President Pranab Mukherjee on 29th August 2015. She is only the second tennis player to get this honour after Leander Paes.


Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis have been putting together one of the great doubles seasons in recent memory together - they've won seven WTA doubles titles together, and this week coming up they'll be going for their eighth of the season at the Premier Mandatory-level China Open in Beijing.

Sania Mirza & Martina Hingis (IND/SWI) Won the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open -2015 by beating Irina-Camelia Begu/Monica Niculescu 6-2 6-3

Sania Mirza & Martina Hingis (IND/SWI) Won the Guangzhou International Women's Open -2015 by beating Shilin Xu/Xiaodi You (Chi/Chi) 6-3 6-1

US Open 2015 - Ladies Doubles Champions 2015: Sania Mirza & Martina Hingis (IND/SWI). The pair beat C. Dellacqua / Y. Shvedova (Aus/Kaz) in straight sets 6-3, 6-3. This is the second consecutive grandslam women's doubles for the pair after wimbledon in 2015.

Wimbledon 2015 - Ladies Doubles Champions 2015: Sania Mirza & Martina Hingis (IND/SWI). The pair beat E Marakova/ E Vesnina (RUS/RUS) 5-7, 7-6(7-4), 7-5 in a hard fought finals that was captivating Tennis.

Sania Mirza & Martina Hingis (IND/SWI) Won the Charleston Open-2015 (Family Circle Cup) by beating C Dellacqua/ D Jurak (AUS/CRO) 6-0, 6-4

Sania Mirza & Martina Hingis (IND/SWI) Won the Maimi Open-2015 by beating Ekaterina Makarova / Elena Vesnina (RUS/RUS) 7-5, 6-1

Sania Mirza & Martina Hingis (IND/SWI) Won the BNP Paribas Open-2015 (Indiana Wells) by beating Ekaterina Makarova / Elena Vesnina (RUS) 6-3, 6-4


Former No.India 1 Tennis Player Nirupama Sanjeev (Nirupama Vaidhyanathan) visited Sania Mirza Tennis Academy in July 2015.

The young players at the SMTA here had the opportunity to learn the finer aspects of the game from Nirupama. She gave them excellent tips to improve their game. She spend some time advising the youngsters on correct grip and stance and footwork while stroking the ball. She emphasized that open stance receipt of ball is to be adopted when covering the corners and not as a standard practice.
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WTA Future Stars clinic was organized at SMTA Hyderabad on July 15, 2015. The Highlight of the event was the presense of Tennis Legend Ms.Martina Navratilova, who along with Sania conducted masterclass with the youngster of the academy. It was an inspiring evening for the young tennis players of the academy.

The event was graced by Ms.Melissa Pine, Tournament Director of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore and Ms. Karman Kaur Thandi, who won the inaugural WTA Future Stars event in Singapore last year.

The event is reported with pictures on WTA tennis website.
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Nidhi Chilumula & Sowjanya Bavisetti from SMTA representing the Telangana State were awarded SILVER MEDAL in Women Doubles. In the finals they lost to Ankita Raina & E. A. Maheta of Gujarat 6-2, 6-1.

Nidhi Chilumula & Sowjanya Bavisetti representing the Telangana State Women Tennis Team were awarded SILVER MEDAL in Tennis Team Events. Telangana State Women Team lost to Gujarat Team in the finals.


To pave a way for Indian Tennis by training and promoting urban and rural talent and to enable our players to make a significant mark on the world tennis circuit in the near future.


To provide world class Tennis Training Facility with International quality infrastructure and coaching staff to bring the technical skills, mental attitude, physical fitness and other critical aspects of Indian Tennis players at par with their international contemporaries.

Sania Mirza is the highest ranked female tennis player ever from India, with a career high ranking of 27 in singles and 1 in doubles. She is the first Indian female player to win WTA Tour titles and 3 Grand Slam titles in mixed doubles. 2 with M Bhupathi and 1 with Bruno Soares of Brazil.

..SMTA INDEPENDENCE DAY 15th August 2015

All the young tennis players, staff and coaches of SMTA celebrated the Independence day on August 2015 with enthusiasm. All the young aspiring tennis players were inspired to work hard and one day bring laurels to the country.

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